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If Symptoms Persist...

For the most part, I work part-time; except for the last two weeks I have worked full-time. Weary – yes but as I awake to an overcast Saturday morning, I consider just how lucky I am to have a career that gets me out of the house, especially at this time in my life. 245 more words


Dress to Impress

Or middle age. One can never be sure. But I sure goofed this week.

The Ladies Auxiliary graciously welcomed me to my father’s VFW Post. Not quite sure what to expect, I bundled my father against the cold, wind and rain. 457 more words

Spring of Life

Spring is here. The season I’ve been anticipating, the season closest to my heart, but one I’ve also been quietly dreading. Spring is like a mandatory party. 828 more words


Spring Purge

Spring is the time of year when I usually purge. I get rid of old handbags and seldom worn shoes. Purging my closets, cabinets and drawers… making room for new things. 225 more words


On Culture and Womanhood

Last year, I decided to stop taking both control. I figured that since I am in my late 30’s and have sex only a couple times a month, if that, because I am in a long-distance-relationship, it was highly unlikely that I would get pregnant. 915 more words


Middle Age Selectivity

Every once in a while, usually after schlepping up and down the two flights of stairs between our master bedroom and our basement while doing laundry, I think seriously about moving to single-level house.   516 more words

Middle Age

The Gift of the Birthday Run

“I am an avid runner!” In reality, I used to be an avid runner. Now, I am just a frequent runner. I started running twenty-one years ago. 831 more words